Job Requisition Number: 22946. Construction and Design manages the design, construction, retrofitting, and restoration of campus buildings and their surroundings. Many skilled professionals work in C&D as architects, landscape architects, planners, engineers, inspectors, construction specialists, contract administrators, accountants, and administrative personnel, all of whom work to serve the campus community.
We are seeking a Project Manager with mechanical expertise to work with the mechanical project management team to manage project progress and interact with clients, campus departments, consultants, and contractors.
Ã¯ Works with the mechanical team to manage project progress. Fills in when the Mechanical Contract Project Manager is out of the office. Ã¯ Meets with clients to help define project scope and program. Manages the project program. Ã¯ Formally establishes campus project. Works with other units, departments and the Office of the President (i.e., SMCP, Budget Office and other Capital Project Units) to facilitate this effort and ensure funding transferred. Ã¯ Hires architectural/engineering firms to develop project requirement definitions, design criteria, and preparing layouts and detail drawings. Manages the services of the architects and engineers. Ã¯ Reviews cost estimates, establishes project schedule and budget and reviews with clients. Ã¯ Ensures plans and specifications conform to the program. Ã¯ Bids or negotiates construction contracts. Reviews and manages construction activities, including contractorÃs schedule, RFIs, Submittals, Change Order Requests, and Punch List, and acts as liaison among project participants, resolving problems or conflicts. Ã¯ Assists delivery of projects in leased properties to meet campus departments expectations. Ã¯ Ensures project is properly closed out and Operations & Maintenance Manuals and record drawings are turned over to Physical Plant Campus Services. Ã¯ Create project in Prism and/or Unifier. Systematic reporting and updating of project status as required by Capital ProjectsÃ Management, including budget and schedule. Ã¯ Performs organizational, campus and administrative activities directly and not directly relating to projects. Serves on campus committees representing Capital Projects.Ã¯ Project management skills, including skill to manage complex mechanical projects. Ã¯ Working knowledge of building and construction, design, construction contract administration and California Building Codes, including full understanding of industry practices. Ã¯ Knowledge of the campus, including its infrastructure and short and long range strategic building plans preferred. Ã¯ Skills in problem recognition/avoidance/resolution. Ã¯ Organizational and analytical skills including skill to provide high quality control. Ã¯ Written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills including high level political acumen. Ã¯ Intimate knowledge of California Building Code Chapters 10 and 11.
Education/Training: Ã¯ Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or related area and/or equivalent experience/training
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.